vegetable marrow


chiefly British
: any of various smooth-skinned elongated summer squashes with creamy-white to deep green skins

Examples of vegetable marrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dinner begins with the shrimp Canapes a l’Amiral, followed by lemony mushroom crostini, poached salmon with mousseline sauce, vegetable marrow farci and asparagus salad with champagne saffron vinaigrette. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vegetable marrow was circa 1816

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“Vegetable marrow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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